Working with Conflict

Given conflict is a normal, expected and inevitable across all elements of our lives, how do we work better with conflict and use it as an opportunity? Rikki Mawad writes how understanding conflict, improving communication, self-awareness and changing behaviour are the foundations for conflict competency.   Understanding Conflict What do we mean when we say […]

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Business Plans – When to have one

A business plan identifies the uniqueness and purpose of a corporate body and sets out its strategic intent for how it will achieve its charter. They put flesh on the bones of a business entity in a written record, whether it be for an internal or external audience. www.business.gov.au  defines business plans as: A business […]

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Transitional Leadership

Positioning yourself for promotion to a senior role doesn’t happen overnight. You need a great performance record and evidence of essential leadership skills.   It can be beneficial to understand the things senior decision makers in your organisation or business use to make C-suite promotion and placement decisions and how senior management views you, in […]

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Managing Conflict

Conflict has a bad name but it doesn’t have to. It can be an opportunity for the people involved to learn about themselves, get insight into their fixed ways of thinking or biases. Working through conflict can certainly be uncomfortable and like most people I’d rather avoid it, but I’ve learnt it’s better to deal […]

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